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Trump piles on new economic sanctions against North Korea
NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump has added economic sanctions to his fiery military threats against North Korea, and renewed his rhetorical offensive against Kim Jong Un on Friday, calling the reclusive leader "obviously a madman."...

Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in an extraordinary and direct rebuke, called President Donald Trump "deranged" and said he will "pay dearly" for his threats, a possible indication of more powerful weapons tests on the horizon....

Trump lashes out at GOP opponents of health care bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is lashing out at a Republican senator who opposes the last-ditch effort to overturn the Obama-era health care law....

Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook is slowly acknowledging the outsized - if unintended - role it played in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections....

Solar boom or bust? Companies seek tariffs on solar imports
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cheap solar panels imported from China and other countries have led to a boom in the U.S. solar industry, where rooftop and other installations have surged 10-fold since 2011....

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Who's right - President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel?...

After Equifax, public shaming but GOP wary of new rules
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans....

The Latest: Tillerson cites strongest NKorea sanctions ever
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local):...

Trump to dive into Senate runoff in Alabama
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- It's Trump versus Trumpland....

Off to Mexico? Prepare to wait at busiest US border crossing
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico....

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